How to Prepare Your House for Sale This Summer in Denver
Traditionally, when preparing to sell a house in Denver, Spring is the best time to sell a house in close second with fall. The worst times are winter and summer. You may be surprised that summer isn’t the best time to list your house, but then you have to remember that people are busy. Children are out of school, there are holidays, and there are lots of summer activities going on. So you need some extra effort and preparation if you want to sell during the summer. Here’s how to prepare for selling your Denver house this summer.
Now, let’s get into the steps on how to make the sale this summer in Denver.
Prepare the Outside
Curb attraction is always important, but even more so in the summer. What potential buyers see when driving up first is the outside–the outside of your house and yard–and that means it’s your only opportunity to make that critical first big impression. Very often, buyers judge your home by what they see outside for the first time.
Keep it Cool
Once you have made the outside look as good as possible, you need to pay some attention to the inside of your home. First of all, this means ensuring the comfort of potential buyers, which means keeping them cool during the scorching summer. You then need to make sure that your HVAC system works in top – order tips. You may even consider installing some small window units in those warmer rooms on the west side that catch the afternoon sun.
Highlight Outdoor Living Areas
Buyers seeing your home will have their minds during the summer on outdoor activities and living outdoors. Preparing outdoor living space is going to be a big part of what you need to do this summer to prepare for selling your home in Denver. Your job is to highlight your living spaces outdoors – patio, deck, pool, and so on – so buyers can look forward to spending time there, relaxing, and enjoying. Engage in displaying those features that appeal to buyers wanting to spend time outdoors.
Stage for Summer
Staging is always advisable, but this summer you need to reflect the season when you take steps to prepare to sell your house in Denver. Staging will make your home look better and more attractive to buyers. Summer listing and selling staging will produce a bright, cool and spacious effect. In tables vases, window box flowers, and subtly summer – scented candles – it will definitely include bright, colorful summer flowers. Really, your best bet here is to hire a professional staging.
Hire a Local Agent
The final ingredient in preparing to sell your house in Denver this summer is a qualified real estate agent with plenty of local experience. A local agent is going to have her finger on the local market pulse and know exactly how to prepare your home for local summer buyers to appeal. Because summer is one of the slow home sales seasons, choosing the wrong agent could mean for a long time having your house sitting on the market unsold. But here we’ve covered you.
We hope this blog was helpful in your efforts to be done with your house this summer in Denver. We’ll catch you on the next post.